September 6, 2012 Archives

September 6, 2012 Archives

President Obama Addresses The 2012 Democratic National Convention

President Barack Obama addressed the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night. His remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below: President Obama's remarks as prepared for delivery -- Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and Sasha, you make me so proud...but don't

MSNBC Hosts React To President Obama's Convention Speech

First clip: A MSNBC panel consisting of Chris Matthews, Rachel Maddow, Ed Schultz, Al Sharpton, Chris Hayes and Steve Schmidt reacts to President Barack Obama's acceptance speech to the Democratic National Convention, remarking on his expressions of humility and his recasting of the hope and change themes that have been distorted by his political o

Jon Stewart On Bill Clinton's "Amazing Display Of Actually Saying Stuff"

From the September 6, 2012 airing of Comedy Central's Daily Show with host Jon Stewart. Stewart also talks about the God and Jerusalem controversy at yesterday's convention.

Krauthammer On Obama: "One Of The Emptiest Speeches I Have Ever Heard"

CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: I was stunned. This is a man who gave one of the great speeches of our time in 2004, and he gave one of the emptiest speeches I have ever heard on a national stage. Yes, it had cadence, and yes, there were deceptions in it, but that is not what is so striking about it. There was nothing in it. This is a man who believes that go

Brit Hume On Obama's Speech: "Significant Number Of Straw Men"

Brit Hume reacts to President Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention: It probably didn't have it in more than the usual quotient of dishonesty for a political speech of this kind but it had its share. Just to give you an example, just to cite a few things. He says, 'Over and over, we've been told by our opponents that bigger tax cuts

Chris Matthews: If Obama Beats The Right-Wing, They're Finished

MSNBC's Chris Matthews says if President Obama can win the election then the right-wing is "finished." "The best way to beat the right-wing is to beat them. If he beats them in this election, they're finished," Matthews said. However, Matthews reveals that strategy isn't his original idea, but it comes from the President himself. "I am talkin

Vice President Biden Addresses DNC: U.S. At The "Hinge Of History"

Vice President Joe Biden addressed the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. His remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below. My fellow Democrats, and my favorite Democrat. Jilly, I want you to know that Beau, Hunt, Ashley, and I are so proud of you. We admire the way you treat every single student who walks into your class

Jennifer Granholm Address to DNC: "Rev Up Your Engines"

Following is the full transcript of the speech from former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm's speech tonight at the 2012 Democratic National Convention: Good evening, I'm Jennifer Granholm, from the great state of Michigan, where the trees are just the right height! Let me tell you a story about the dark days in my home state. Towar

Dr. Jill Biden: "Joe Always Works To Give People A Sense Of Hope"

Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, spoke to the Democratic National Convention Thursday night, speaking about the role her husband has had in shaping the country.

John Kerry At DNC: Ask Bin Laden If He's Better Off Now Than Four Years Ago

The following is a copy of a speech, as prepared for delivery, by US Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, September 6, 2012: In this campaign, we have a fundamental choice. Will we protect our country and our allies, advance our interests and ideals, do battle where we must and make

Gabby Giffords Gives Pledge of Allegiance At DNC

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords leads the Democratic National Convention in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Andrea Mitchell On Obama's Speech: Not A "Whole Lot Of New Policy"

NBC News' Andrea Mitchell: "Brian, this was all about getting them excited. There wasn't a whole lot of new policy, except on education. But certainly, this was a way to rally the troops. I would say it was more prose than poetry."

Sununu: Clinton's Speech "An Infomercial For The Clinton Brand"; Obama "Screwed Up The Presidency"

"Everybody hates Obamacare – 60 percent of the public. Seventy percent of the public says they’re not better off. The auto bailout screwed millions of stockholders. It might’ve saved a few ten thousand jobs but it also sent a few ten thousand jobs overseas […] There were lots of ways to save GM, not the way President Obama did," John Sununu

Former FL Gov. Crist Addresses DNC: I Didn't Leave GOP, "It Left Me"

Former Florida governor Charlie Crist, also a former Republican, spoke to the Democratic National Convention Thursday night about leaving the Republican Party and how the party had moved away from his ideals. His remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below: Thank you! What an incredible night. Optimism is in the air. And what an hon

Malkin: People See Obama Pandering To Those Who Boo When You Say God

Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin joins Fox & Friends to review former President Bill Clinton's speech at the DNC, along with other top issues of the day. Malkin: “I think that for the last four years, this President has been dictating not by a Clinton-esque moderation in the White House. You look at the kind of strategist, the people whi

Mitt Romney Web Ad: "Give Me A Break"

VOICEOVER:“As the economy gets worse, Barack Obama calls on Bill Clinton to help his failing campaign. VIDEO TEXT: “Obama Economy Even Worse” PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON: “It’s about which candidate is more likely to return us to full employment.” VIDEO TEXT: “Obama TV Ad” VOICEOVER: “He’s a good soldier—helping his par

Matthews: If Clinton Landed On Mars "He Would Know How To Reproduce"

Chris Matthews: "If Clinton landed on Mars, he would know how to do it with them. He would know how to reproduce. He would know everything. He'd just instinctively know. How to talk to people. He'd be laughing in about five minutes."

Allen West Ad: Three Times They Said No To God

West campaign: Allen West is leading the fight against the radical left's attack on God and Israel.

Jon Stewart Mocks Democrats' Idolization of "Mythical" Obama

Daily Show: Media credentials in hand, the Best F#@king News Team Ever reports from impregnable security checkpoints located outside the Democratic National Convention. (02:56) Daily Show: At the Democratic National Convention, Democrats co-opt traditionally Republican issues like the military and Christian moral values, and double down on risin

Mark Levin: We're A Great Nation In Spite Of Obama; Policies Are "Alien"

Mark Levin reacts to President Obama saying the following in his weekly address to the nation: "It’s time to build a nation that lives up to the ideals that so many Americans have fought for -- a nation where they can realize the dream they sacrificed to protect." Mark Levin: "The failure of the federal government is not a failure of we the pe

Matthews On Clinton Speech: They're Going To Teach That In School One Day

Darrell Hammond: To me, a Clintonian speech is before he educates and inspires us, he's going to charm the daylights out of us. 'I want to elect a man who had the good sense to marry Michelle Obama,' was kind of political genius. If you're the undecided guy, 'Wow, I feel good. I feel real good and now I'd like to listen.' Chris Matthews: What d

Axelrod, Jarrett Run Defense For Obama Over Jerusalem Omission

As for the Democratic Party reinstating in their party platform that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, Jarrett and Axelrod said the president became personally involved and thought "it was important to put back in." She added that he did not know it was taken out and that he learned about it Wednesday, the same day it was reinstated. "Charlie

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